Autumn Avian Delights
October 12, 2023 | 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Each autumn, raptors and songbirds flock across our forests and fields, following age-old instincts to fly south for the winter. Natural Lands’ diverse habitats sustain a variety of avian species.
Bring your binoculars and join Join Mike Niven, volunteer team leader for Natural Lands’ crew of volunteer bird surveyors, for a morning walk. We’ll look for migratory and resident birds, including woodpeckers, jays, and other woodland species.
Stroud Preserve is a mosaic of once-pastured grasslands, working farmlands, and woodlands that serves as a unique site for recreation, education, and scientific research. Here, you can see the needs of people and nature in balance as careful stewardship of both cultivated and “wild” areas restores vital wildlife habitat while also protecting watersheds that provide drinking water for tens-of-thousands of people.
Before you go:
- Use the private entrance of Stroud Preserve: 449 Lucky Hill Road.
- Birders of all experience levels are welcome.
- We’ll walk one to two miles at a leisurely pace.
- Trails may be rocky in places.
- Bring binoculars and bird identification guides.
- Please leave your four-legged friends at home.
Help us all stay safe:
- If you are sick or feeling unwell, please stay home.
- Masking is optional. Participants may choose to mask at any time.
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